Canica Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Family Office Profile

Canica’s most common sectors for investment aree-commerce (50%) and transportation (50%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and stake purchase (50%).

In the last 3 years, Canica has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Canica

Canica AS

Karenslyst allé 4, 5th fl.,,
Oslo, NO-0278
Norway
+47 24 13 30 00
www.canica.no
post@canica.no

Canica AS is a family-backed investment firm focused on long-term ownership investment opportunities throughout Norway and Switzerland. Areas of interest include consumer products, consumer services, financial investments, real estate, and retail. The Firm has a special interest in investments that can benefit from its expertise in business development, retail, brand development, and finance. Canica AS was established in 1985 and is based in Oslo.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Beverages, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Retail

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe, Nordic

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 1 1 - - - - 2
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - 1 - - 1
  3

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Porter AS 2022-01-18 - Trade Sale
Oslo, Norway · www.porterbuddy.com
Porter AS 2020-12-03 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Oslo, Norway · www.porterbuddy.com
Komplett Services AS 2011-10-27 - Stake Purchase
Sandefjord, Norway · www.komplett.no
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
E-Commerce 1 (100%) - 1 (50%) -
Transportation - - 1 (50%) -
Total 1 - 2 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Norway 1 (100%) - 2 (100%) -
Total 1 - 2 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (50%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (100%) - 1 (50%) -
Total 1 - 2 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

FAQ

When was Canica founded?

Canica was founded in 1985.

What type of investor is Canica?

Canica is a family office.

Where is Canica headquartered?

Canica is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

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